The Travel Issue

10 top new hotels, 5 sensational superyacht charters and 4 adventures in space. Plus, safe travels - essentials of private security. Also, Balkan beauty - cruising Croatia's coast in the Bently Continental GTC.

Richard Kessler is a man of many interests—and many outlets for those interests. The former...
“One does not travel by plane,” Karen Blixen once wrote. “One is merely sent, like a parcel.” This...
In 1768, when the future King Gustav II of Sweden gave this pair of finely detailed globes to the...
Last february, while sailing off the coast of Oman, Jean and Scott Adam of Marina del Rey, Calif.,...
It was a moment of triumph, and Sir Richard Branson was savoring it: His VSS Enterprise had just...
Looking out to a cloudless sunset over turquoise water, Rachel Buchner recalls a rainy day about...
Santiago Gonzalez appreciates functional and fashionable luggage. Indeed, traveling weekly between...
One of the most capacious boats in its class, the 45-foot Sessa Fly 45 ( www.sessamarine.com ) has...
Three bottles of the recently released Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky 1907 are included...
Known best for futuristic watchcases resembling frogs, owls, and even jet engines, MB&F has...
A tiny, 12-megapixel camera and a microphone sit between the lenses of the $400 Liquid Image Summit...
Designed by the Apex Sports Group, a Colorado company known for its extraordinarily comfortable ski...
Located in the Sierra Madre mountains along the border between Colorado and Wyoming, the 200,000-...
Consider the new Eclipse 550 ( www.eclipse.aero ) an upgrade of the popular EA-500, which has been...
Since 1778, people have been journeying to West Virginia’s White Sulphur Springs to bathe in the...
A 6-foot-by-4.5-foot, 330-pound atlas from Australian publisher Millennium House, Earth Platinum (...
1960 Fiat 600 Jolly A version of the Fiat 600 custom-built by Italian coachbuilder Ghia, the Jolly...
The city of Venice may be sinking into the Adriatic Sea, but it is doing so in style. Francesca...
Commissioned to build a five-star hotel in Marrakech, Ameri­can architect Stuart Church was...
Traveling by boat through Bangkok’s Dusit district, one cannot help but notice the traditional Thai...
After undergoing a complete redesign, Botswana’s San Camp reopened in July amid a thin stand of...
A lot has changed at Petit St. Vincent since the 115-acre Caribbean private-island resort closed...
The original residents of 701 Stone Canyon Road—one of Los Angeles’ most enviable addresses—did not...
Owned by Heineken International, Amster­dam’s De L’Europe was the favorite hotel of the Dutch beer...
From the streets of downtown Frankfurt, the gleaming 25-story tower that houses the Jumeirah...
Our Bentley-hosted Croatian caper begins at the Hotel Monte Mulini, a 2-year-old structure of...
Despite stormy conditions and dire forecasts in the yachting industry, the world’s top shipyards...
As might be expected from a designer whose creative influences include comic John Cleese and fellow...
Spread over two jungle-covered islands in the Maldives’ southern Dhaalu Atoll, Per Aquum’s Niyama...